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Technical Artist

Division: MachineGames | Department: Art | Location: Uppsala , SE

Technical artist

MachineGames is looking for an experienced Technical Artist to join our team. In this role you will develop art pipelines, production techniques and processes together with a group of seasoned developers.

Our studio is located in central Uppsala, Sweden which is a small and vibrant city 30 minutes north of Stockholm with a historical heritage reaching back to pre-medieval times. It also has the oldest and one of the largest universities in northern Europe.

This is a permanent position starting as soon as possible. We will support your relocation and/or application for work permit if you have a non-EU passport and/or not currently residing in Sweden.


  • 3+ years' experience in AAA or mobile games development as Technical Artist
  • Strong communicator and collaborator, with excellent organizational skills
  • A strong understanding of asset creation pipelines and workflows
  • Experience liaising with programming departments to develop proprietary tools
  • C/C++ knowledge is a plus
  • Python scripting knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with procedurally created content is a plus
  • Experience with art outsourcing is a plus
  • Rigging and skinning skills are a plus


  • To author, document and enforce technical standards for art asset creation
  • Develop pipelines for procedural asset creation, cross platform porting and optimization of art assets, FX and lighting.
  • To author, document and enforce production standards such as file structure, naming conventions, rules and guidelines.
  • To take ownership of optimization standards and methods for 3d assets, FX and light.
  • To collaborate with other Leads and Creative Director to execute product vision.
  • To provide direction to and oversee assets produced at external studios.
  • To actively work to improve pipelines and workflows related to user experience for people within the studio without requiring explicit direction.
  • As a Technical Artist you are expected to educate other team members about technical standards.

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